Support » Plugin: WP-Appbox » rel=sponsored support in wpappbox

  • techcountless

    (@technicaljayendra)


    Hello I am using wpappbox and Also enable affiliate link for Microsoft store & google recommend to add rel – sponsored for affiliate links but enable it using wpappbox and there is no option to enable that.

    please provide feature update:
    1. In affiliate id section > provide option to enable rel = sponsored & also option to disable nofollow for for those links like you just did for all global links

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  • Plugin Author Marcelismus

    (@marcelismus)

    To mark all affiliate links with rel=sponsored does not correspond to the meaning of the attribute in my eyes:

    rel=”sponsored”
    Mark links that are advertisements or paid placements (commonly called paid links) with the sponsored value.

    (developers.google.com)

    In some countries affiliate links have to be marked, but that’s another topic (and can be realized better/flexible via CSS). rel=sponsored refers to purchased links, i.e. if developer John Doe paid you something for the placement. Just because affiliate links are used, the link to the app must not have been paid, so the correlation is not given.

    Thread Starter techcountless

    (@technicaljayendra)

    I know that you didn’t understand my point.

    I added my affiliate link for Microsoft strore so specifically those links which I’m added using wpappbox (Microsoft store one’s) are now affiliate link but you provide only one option nofollow so those links also became nofollow.

    That’s why I’m asking you to provide feature to add rel = sponsored for affiliate id store links like Microsoft store.

    Plugin Author Marcelismus

    (@marcelismus)

    Yes, I have. But it is not used correctly according to the attribute purpose, if _affiliate_ links are _always_ marked with rel=sponsored (affiliate =! paid link) – and then Google has to introduce a new attribute again sometime, because everything is simply marked that way. Therefore there will be no global option.

    • This reply was modified 4 months, 3 weeks ago by Marcelismus.
    Thread Starter techcountless

    (@technicaljayendra)

    no, it’s not all time google just wants to make sure transparency.

    please at least provide sponsored tag for at least Microsoft store links only

    Plugin Author Marcelismus

    (@marcelismus)

    It is currently a Google-only attribute. I think that helps you much more and is the way that should be used (because more universal and flexible):

    https://michaelkummer.com/tech/wordpress-link-attributes/

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